Enter to Win Bayer’s 2013 Cotton Belt Challenge

Jamie Johansen

The Cotton Belt Challenge is in its second year, and Bayer CropScience is encouraging FiberMax and Stoneville cotton growers to enter to win great prizes. Growers with the highest yields and highest overall loan values in 12 regions will be recognized for both irrigated and dryland cotton. In addition to regional awards, there will be two grand prize drawings for …

Agribusiness, Bayer, Contest, Cotton

Mmmmm, Bacon!

Jamie Johansen

The inaugural Bacon Bowl, presented by Petit Jean Meats, is just a month away. Saturday, October 26, in Fayetteville, Arkansas at the Northwest Arkansas Mall is the day to see if your personal bacon-inspired dish is worthy of a trip representing the Bacon Bowl at the 6th Annual New Orleans Food Fest. Spots are going fast for the event so …

Contest, Eggs, Pork

It’s Time To Send in Your Nominations!

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Farm Broadcaster of the Year and the Horizon Award sponsored by Syngenta are given based on professional excellence demonstrated in these specific areas: On-air broadcasting (including news, markets, weather and/or special reports) Leadership in broadcast programming, promotion and marketing at station/network Community involvement and leadership NAFB involvement Broadcast Council members with five years or less experience are eligible for the …

Agribusiness, Contest, General, Syngenta

Shoot It Straight Video Contest

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Lights, Camera, Action! The Illinois Corn Growers Association is calling on all students to channel their “inner Spielberg” and create a video highlighting agriculture. All high school and college students are eligible to submit a short video (2 minutes or less) into the Shoot it Straight Video Contest. Sponsors will be looking for a fresh, original and convincing approach that …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Contest, Corn, Video

Enter Alltech’s Farming Film Festival

Jamie Johansen

Get your cameras rolling for Alltech’s Annual Farming Film Festival. Everybody knows that farmers work extremely hard to feed the world, but not everyone knows how much science goes into farming every day. Farmers are always observing, learning and searching for new ways to take better care of their land, livestock and crops. This is your chance to show the …

Alltech, Contest, Video

Conquer with Cadet Sweepstakes

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FMC Agricultural Products Group announces the Conquer with Cadet Sweepstakes, inviting growers to visit www.FMCcadet.com and listen to the personal stories of corn and soybean growers who have had success with best practices while using Cadet herbicide. Online participation will be rewarded with a chance to win a John Deere Gator utility vehicle. In addition to the John Deere Gator …

Agribusiness, Contest, FMC, John Deere

Regional Farm Mom Winners

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From Alaska to Florida, Maine to Hawaii, many people took the time to share what makes their favorite farm mom so special. Now, American Agri-Women and Monsanto have selected five regional winners. Votes will help determine this year’s national winner, to be announced on Mother’s Day. Each regional winner was awarded a $5,000 cash prize from Monsanto. Online votes cast …

Agribusiness, Contest, Monsanto

40 Under 40 Award: Nominate Today

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Vance Publishing’s 40 Under 40 Awards will recognize the young leaders in our industry who will be instrumental in meeting the 2050 challenge. Vance is seeking the most innovative people in agriculture under the age of 40 – from animal and crop production, biotechnology and University researchers to food and nutrition technology, agricultural equipment, agronomy and beyond. To be eligible …

Agribusiness, Contest

Pinot, Pigs & Poets Chef Competition

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The Nebraska Pork Producers Association is excited about expanding their continued sponsorship of this year’s Pinot, Pigs & Poets event at Happy Hollow Club on June 6, 2013 at 6 p.m. The philanthropic event will feature premium Pinot Noir wines, cutting-edge pork dishes and entertainment provided by slam poets from the Nebraska Writers Collective. The Nebraska Pork Producers Association has …

Agribusiness, Contest, Events, Pork

Enter the Cintas & Carhartt Cold Crew Contest

Jamie Johansen

It is not too late to still enter the Cintas & Carhartt Cold Crew Contest. Get your entries in by Feb. 28th and share your story of being a cold weather worker. Cintas Corporation launched the second annual Cintas & Carhartt Cold Crew Contest to recognize individuals in the U.S. and Canada who withstand the toughest winter working conditions Cintas …

Contest, Farming